Category Archive: Pasta

Cheesy Italian Pasta Bake

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Every once in a while I go through my old recipe box and come across a recipe that use to be a part of our regular menu rotation. This Italian Pasta Bake is a casserole that use to be my go to recipe for pot lucks, feeding hungry groups of teenagers or to take to a …

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Creamy Light Alfredo with Chicken and Broccoli Weight Watchers PointsPlus 9


Another winning recipe from one of my favorite healthy cookbooks The Perfect Recipe for Losing Weight and Eating Great by Pam Anderson. Every recipe out of this cookbook has been exceptional! Our son David likes Alfredo sauce which is usually super high calorie from all the butter, cream and cheese. Anderson perfected a low calorie, …

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Roasted Butternut Squash & Bacon Pasta


This morning I awoke at 3:30 and couldn’t get back to sleep knowing that at 4:30 I needed to start the coffee as we prepared to take our daughter to the airport very early for her return flight to Spain. Boo-hoo! We shed a few tears, even hubby Tom got teary eyed but he told …

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Quick & Easy Pierogie Casserole

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I have been cooking up a storm this week. So much so I can’t keep up with blogging about it. Just think a week or so ago I couldn’t think of anything to make that sounded appealing. Thank goodness the inspiration to cook comes and goes. Sometimes the cook just needs a break! I have …

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Chicken Divan

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This pasta dish is a family favorite. I double the recipe as the guys here will eat two servings each. Katy and I are satisfied with a single serving. It is a good company dish, add a salad and some sourdough bread to round out the meal. I often double recipes. I figure I am already …

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